English Version
| Friday, 16 November 2018 |
Indonesia Version

Friday, 16 November 2018 | 21:08
PPMI Reports PSI Chair Grace Natalie to Police The Indonesian Muslim Workers’ Brotherhood (PPMI) has reported
PSI chairwoman Grace Natalie to the police for alleged
Friday, 16 November 2018 | 20:08
Govt Introduces New Economic Package to Boost Growth The government launches this policy in hopes of stepping up
direct investments in startups and bolstering up economic
Jakarta`s Traffic Congestion Inflicts Rp100 Trillion Losses
TEMPO/M Iqbal Ichsan
Monday, 04 December, 2017 | 07:06 WIB
Jakarta`s Traffic Congestion Inflicts Rp100 Trillion Losses

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Traffic congestion in and around Jakarta is expected to inflict an estimated Rp100 trillion in losses this year, according to the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas).

To reduce the unnecessary losses, the Jabodetabek (Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang, Depok and Bekasi) Transportation Management Board (BPTJ) of the Transportation Ministry, along with regional governments and other related agencies has prepared several breakthroughs that must be implemented soon, BPTJ Chief Bambang Prihartono said in a discussion on Sunday.

"The BPTJ has discussed the various breakthroughs with the Jakarta governor and vice governor as well as with heads of local governments of Bogor, Tangerang, Depok and Bekasi," he said.

The BPTJ will continue to coordinate with the Jakarta provincial government to follow up on public transport service improvement and traffic control program, he said.

Bambang said the issue of traffic congestion in and around Jakarta is serious, with the ratio of vehicles to roads close to 1, meaning that it must be handled soon.

While the number of motorcyclists continues to increase, the role of public transport means is low, he said.

"Right now, the number of public transport passengers reaches 19.9 percent in Jakarta and 20 percent in Bodetabek," he said.




via Facebookvia TEMPO ID


Disclaimer: The views expressed in the comments sections are personal responses that do not represent the editorial policy of tempo.co. Our editorial staff reserves the right to moderate or take down comments that contain harassment, intimidation and discrimination against ethnicity, religion, race, and inter-group relations.